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Know the RAM speed of your computer

RAM speed

(RAM speed) RAM is one of the most important components of your computer: it is responsible for loading and executing any software you use on your PC.

So if you are trying to diagnose slow problems on your computer, or if you intend to update your device with more RAM, it is important to know what is the speed of your computer’s RAM.

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How much RAM does my computer have?

Press the ‘Windows + R’ keys to open the ‘Run’ window.

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Then type ‘dxdiag’ in the dialog box and click ‘OK’. A window will appear in which you can see how much memory your computer has.


What is the speed of my computer’s RAM?

Windows does not make it very easy to discover the speed clock of your RAM, that is why we need to use a third  party software or program: CPU-Z.

Install CPU-Z and a program will run that will analyze your computer system offering you a lot of useful information about your device, including the speed of RAM


Click on the ‘Memory’ tab to find all the information related to RAM. The one you are looking for in this case is the one next to the name ‘DRAM Frequency’.

If your computer is very slow, we recommend reading this tutorial in which we explain how to speed up Windows.

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